Finally, the answer to a ‘burning’ 40-year-old question

We’ve known for decades that catalysts speed up the reaction that reduces harmful industrial emissions. And now, we know exactly how they do it.

A recent paper by Israel Wachs, the G. Whitney Snyder Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, describes the mechanism, and was the inside back cover story of the September 2, 2019, issue of Angewandte Chemie, a journal of the German Chemical Society.

Energy Systems Engineering alum takes on mentoring, teaching role

PPL Corp. supervising engineer Scott Richard Thomas ’10G ’15 MBA knows the power of connections. 

His nine-years-and-counting career at a major U.S. energy company took off following a research project he did with the utility—a key part of his graduate studies in Lehigh University’s Energy Systems Engineering (ESE) professional master’s program. 

Dr. Schultz secures new NSF funding through their GOALI program for joint work with Procter & Gamble

Dr. Kelly Schultz, Associate Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, received a new grant from NSF entitled "GOALI: Determination of the structure and properties of microfibrillated cellulose during dynamic phase transitions" as part of their GOALI (Grant Opportunities for Academic Liaison with Industry) program.

Dr. Schultz secures renewal of NIH funding through their R15 (Academic Research Enhancement Award) program

Dr. Kelly Schultz, Associate Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, received a renewal of NIH funding entitled "Determining the Response of hMSCs to Cytokines in Synthetic Wound Healing Materials" as part of their R15 (Academic Research Enhancement Award) program. This funding will support research that enhances the biomedical environment at Lehigh.

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